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TTIC #59: Sparkle!

It is the first Tuesday of the year, which means it’s time for the first Twilight Tuesday Inspiration Challenge for 2010!!! This challenge was created by Margie, and I am in LOVE with it! Here’s what she wrote:

Let’s start the New Year with a bit of Sparkle! Create a project using something that sparkles or shines - glitter, bling, etc.
Comment: Share your inspiring resolutions for the New Year!

I’d like to make a lil announcement to let you all know that…

Jodi Ann of Inked Inspirations

has joined the Twilight Tuesday Design Team!!!

Please stop by and give her a big Twilight-y welcome!

Welcome Jodi!!! Well, you don’t have to tell me twice! I love all things sparkly!!!


First, I have to say, this is the toughest card I have ever had to photograph! Why? Take a peek at the black-ish looking cardstock. That’s actually a pewter mirror finish stock! See my hand in the reflection? Here’s a different view so you can see what I’m talking about…


Like I said… not easy to photograph!!! But what a fantastic effect you get when you see it in person! On to the deets…

I obviously used a Greeting Farm image- Ebony (aka Alice!). Love her. Love to color her in. She’s just so funky and cool! I use Twinkle H20’s to paint her (I have been totally obsessed with those since I started coloring in Sweet Pea Stamps’ Winter Watcher!) Here’s a close up.


She’s at a funny angle because I wanted you to see the pearlesence you get from the Twinkles. I added some Stickles to her headband and rhinestones to the skull on her shirt. She is ready for a night at the club dontcha think? Wish I could go with her!

The card itself (Lavender Ice) and the mirror stock are both from Paper Company. The animal print is from DCWV. I added a little bit o’ purple to the edge of the animal print too.

As far as my resolutions… well, I don’t normally make official ones… but things I’d like to accomplish are, toning up my belly from being pregnant (the weight is gone, now I just need to get the muscle back in shape!), allowing myself more time for my creativity, to try and grow my custom business (Etsy, scrapbooking, jewelry, cardmaking), and to just make this year 1000 times better than last year! It was pretty rough on my family, so I want us to stop suffering! New decade, lots of new changes. Here’s to 2010!

Now hop on over to the rest of the TTIC Design Team and see what they have created! Have a great day!

Beth ~Dani ~ Donna

Erica ~ Eve ~ Jen ~ Jodi

Julie ~ Margie ~ Rebecca ~ Tonya


Rebecca said…
LOVE LOVE LOVE this! The black mirror finish paper is such a cool touch!
Julie said…
This is SO cool! I love the mirror finish paper and the coloring is gorgeous. LOVE her hair! I hope you and your family have an awesome 2010!
Jen said…
LOL, I see you! I love that mirrored cardstock... what a great idea. And I LOVE LOVE LOVE how you colored Alice. I keep seeing these guys with colored hair and I LOVE it!! Wonderful work. :D
Erica said…
The card is gorgeous! Ebony/Alice is my fave too! The rhinestone skull eyes are priceless and I will be scraplifting that :)
Jennifer said…
I think your card turned out great. I have never heard of Twinkle H2O but I want it. LOL! I like Ebony's blue/green hair.
Dani said…
What a fantastic card!! Love the LO and Alice is so cute! The pewter finished cardstock looks great with this! Perfect!!
Stampvamp said…
Oh this is fantastic! I think I bought that image and now I need to go see!! LOL. I love the way you colored her and the mirrored cardstock. That is way too cool. I am totally with you on this last year being hard on the family. I, too, hope 2010 ends the suffering! I'm thinking of your family and sending positive thoughts! Love and hugs!
margie c said…
OhMY! How cool is that mirrored paper! You did a superb job with this one! Alice would be so proud :)
Happy Tuesday!
Donna said…
Oh HELLO!!! Amazing and gorgeous card in the room!! OME Ali...Your colouring of Alice is just awesome...I LOVE the colours you chose!! And the mirrored cardstock...What a stroke of genuis...This card is amazing...You just keep knockin' my socks off!! Xx
Beth said…
Ali! This is a rockin card! Completely aawesome! Love the Twinkle and that paper! Another awesome creation!
here's to a MUCH improved 2010! XX
Jodi said…
Hi Allison, thank you for such a warm welcome to the team!! I am so happy to be joining in all the fun! I love this cute cute card you made and how you added sparkle to the eyes of the skull on her shirt... too cute!!
Jodi =)
MrsETaylor said…
Love the coloring on this little one. Very cool.

Thank you so much for becoming a follower of my blog Alison. looking forward to getting to know you better through S&S

Leigh Ann Baird said…
Love it! I especially love this image too and my daughter made a card with it and colored the hair blue too.
Very cool card! I often seem to use papers that give me trouble when I go to photograph them, ha ha.:)


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